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91st Giro d'Italia - Team CSC 2008 Squad Announced
 
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Date: 5/2/2008
91st Giro d'Italia - Team CSC 2008 Squad Announced
 

91rst Giro d'Italia - Team CSC Squad Announced
Bjarne Riis' team lines up with a mixed bag of talent, veterans and young guns. Anders Lund makes his Grand Tour debut.

Team CSC has chosen the line-up for this year's edition of Giro d'Italia, which starts on May 10. with a time trial in Palermo, Sicily and finishes June 1. when the peloton reaches Milano.

Team CSC
Giro d'Italia Squad
Gustav Larsson
Chris Anker Sørensen
Jens Voigt
Stuart O'Grady
Bradley McGee
Anders Lund
Michael Blaudzun
Jason McCartney
Nicki Sørensen.

"It's kind of a mixed team we've chosen. There's both guys who're going for the overall result as well as several who're able to go for the individual stages and we're also hoping to do well in the team time trial," comments team owner Bjarne Riis.

"Gustav and Chris will be trying for the overall result and we're quite excited about that of course. At the same time Chris'll have the chance to go for the white Youth Jersey, which Andy Schleck won last year. We also have a Grand Tour debutant with us in Anders Lund, who's done well and it'll also be interesting to see how he does under pressure. Jens and Stuart are there to build up their form towards Tour de France after they've both taken a break recently, but we know both of them well enough to know that they're able to win a stage or two at any given time. But that goes for everyone in the line-up – we'll be going for stage wins as soon as the opportunity comes along," concludes Bjarne Riis. 

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